Boston Celtics at Charlotte Hornets Betting Pick

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum celebrates after the Celtics defeated the Sacramento Kings 111-109 in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

The Boston Celtics are on the road at the Charlotte Hornets on Monday in a National Basketball Association tilt. The last time these two teams played each other was on November 29th. The Hornets beat the Celtics by 3 in that game.

The Boston Celtics are coming off a win on the road at the Pelicans on Saturday. The win moved Boston to 58-16 on the season. Boston is the top seed in the Eastern Conference, and should be for the entire postseason. Boston is 26-13 when playing on the road this season.

For the Hornets, they are coming off a loss on Sunday on the Clippers. It was their second straight loss. The Hornets are now 18-56 on the season, and only ahead of the Pistons and Wizards in the Eastern Conference.

The Boston Celtics are massive favorites in this game. The Celtrics are -16.5.

Top Seeded Celtics

Boston used a big game from Kristaps Porzingis on Saturday, as he scored 19 points and ripped down 10 rebounds in the game. Jayson Tatum was also solid with 23 points and 9 rebounds. All five of the Celtics starters scored in double digits in the game as well for Boston.

The Celtics are scoring 120.9 points per game on the offensive side. Boston is winning games by an average of more than 11 points per game. Tatum is the top scorer for Boston with 27.3 per game, while Jaylen Brown is at 23.3 per game. Porzingis continues to add more than 20 per game as well.

The Boston Celtics are back home for three straight games after this. Boston is hosting Oklahoma City on Wednesday. After that, the Celtics will host the Kings on Friday and Trail Blazers on Sunday. Boston is on the road at the Milwaukee Bucks on April 9th.

Hornets Final 8 Games

The Charlotte Hornets have 8 games left in a disastrous 2023-2024 season. The Hornets are one of the worst offensive teams in the league, at 106.2 points per game. The Hornets are 26th in three point percentage, making just 34.9%. Charlotte is dead last in rebounding, with 40.7 per game.

LaMelo Ball has played in just 22 games for Charlotte this season. Since he has been out Miles Bridges is the top scorer. Bridges is scoring 21.1 points per game. Brandon Miller, from Alabama is next for Charlotte with 16.9 per game.

Charlotte will host Portland on Wednesday, Orlando on Friday, Oklahoma City on Sunday and Dallas on April 9th. The next road game for the Hornets will come on April 10th in Atlanta.

Celtics Smack Hornets

The Boston Celtics should blow the Charlotte Hornets out. One would think. The Celtics have been great all season. There was a stat about the Celtics losing games that they were double digits favorites, but it is even more impressive they have been big favorites that many times.

On the road could be a problem blowing them out, but Boston should win this game. We are going to take the Boston Celtics to win and cover. Blowout from Boston. Bet Boston -16.5 over Charlotte on Monday in the National Basketball Association.

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